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Top black tech exec moves from Apple to Uber

MAKING MOVES: Bozoma Saint John

ONE OF Silicon Valley's top black female executives, Bozoma Saint John, has left tech giant Apple to join ride-hailing service Uber.

Ghanaian-born Saint John moved to the US when she was a teenager and went onto become a marketing executive at Apple and has now taken on the role of Uber’s new Chief Brand Officer, the company announced on Twitter:

Her appointment comes at a time when Uber has been criticised for its management practices and company culture, according to TechCrunch

Saint John was widely praised for her presentation last year at Apple's annual Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (AWDC), where the company shows off its latest innovations.

During her presentation about new features on Apple Music app she played Ghanaian High Life hit Ye Wo Krom.

Watch the presentation here:

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